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The sequence P is defined by Pn = 10(Pn – 1) – 2 for each integer n >

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The sequence P is defined by $$P_n = 10(P_{n - 1}) - 2$$ for each integer n ≥ 2. If $$P_1 = 2$$, what is the value of $$P_4$$?

A. 2
B. 18
C. 178
D. 1778
E. 1788

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17 Dec 2018, 03:45
Bunuel wrote:
The sequence P is defined by $$P_n = 10(P_{n - 1}) - 2$$ for each integer n ≥ 2. If $$P_1 = 2$$, what is the value of $$P_4$$?

A. 2
B. 18
C. 178
D. 1778
E. 1788

p1= 2
p2= 18
p3=178
p4=1778
IMO D
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